Kirby’s Dream Land (Game Boy) Playthrough – NintendoComplete
Kirby’s Dream Land was the first time we ever got introduced us to Kirby, and stands as an excellent first title in one of what has become one of Nintendo’s prime franchises, as well as one of developer Hal’s enduring hallmarks (even if it’s just one among many amazing games they produced, including the Mother and Smash Bros. games).
Things have changed a lot for the pink puff in the past twenty-five years. He was just as cute and cheery then as he is now, but in the original adventure he hadn’t yet gained his ability to take on powers by eating his enemies. He flies, he inhales, and he eats, but except for a few predetermined moments, those are the only means of protecting himself that he has.
It definitely makes for a simpler game, but not a worse one. The levels are varied and extremely well detailed. This was seriously of higher quality than most NES platformers for its presentation! The music is great, and though the game is short and easy, there is a hard mode included. Still, that didn’t stop me from beating the game within a couples of hours of playing for the first time, but I loved it nonetheless. The mechanics are spot on, it’s never frustrating, and it’s generally just plain old fun. Nothing wrong with that!
I think that this one is still my favorite of the entire series.
And the shout-out to the Lolo games on the second stage – super sweet.
Recorded using the Retroarch DMG shader for that classic Game Boy look!
If you’re interested in seeing the colorized “DX” version, you can see that one here:
No cheats were used during the recording of this video.
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Omg this is so nostalgic
I'm 31 one and i used to play this 25 years ago lol. So many memories specially the first level song.thats why i came here lol. Now i play fortnite.
ah memories! i loved playing this when i was younger!
Hello, what emulator are you using if you don't mind me asking please? I love how it even emulates the sound to perfection, love these videos too, please keep them coming.
Game Boy's Kirby was so great.
I want to travel back in time.
Kirby the Pink Puffball
@0:52 I like him on that star lol
My first gameboy game. A really true Dreamland.
You should play Kirby's Dream Land DX. Available at https://www.romhacking.net/hacks/5213/
This is just satisfying to watch honestly
Can't believe it's been 30 years since I played this game. I remember every second of this. Almost made me cry for some reason. Thanks for uploading
did you finish it in 20 minutes? as a kid i thought its a full week gameplay XD
Forgot this game existed until i was reminded of it on HIGH SCORE
This game was so fucking perfect
A fantastic lunch-break game. Might not be a long one, but quality versus quantity and all that.
yes funny game of my childhood i love the little kirby
Wow, haven’t heard the sound effects in over 25 years and I recognize everything!!
I’m here for the music… I played the crap outta this game on my old school game boy… incredible memories from great times
Effect Madeleine of proust
0:25 MY FAV SOnG
That Dedede song still jams
The best game ever!💓
i miss this game, i recently (5 months ago) lost my copy of it and have been missing it ever since
Remember, This Game Is A Popular Rip-Off Of Puffy In Glecos Land.
One of most short level games on Gameboy
I love game boy
This is beautiful
Too short game
In this game, copy ability doesn't even invented
2:41 WAS THE SAME FROM NES!!!!!!
Memories of my childhood I never even thought I would miss.
Kirby was the shiiiiiiiit😍😍😍😍
Why is it green?
Yes very deep childhood memories. Introducing my bird to all the cool sounds in this old school dope ass game. He will be repeating it all soon. Hahahahahah…thanks fo the upload. 👍👍
I love this game
Omg omg omg omg 😭😭💟💟😍😍😍😍😍😍
POKEMON TYPE WEAKNESS/SUPER-EFFECTIVENESS ALERT (FIGHTING >>> DARK): The scenes where Kirby beats and destroys the enemies and bosses in above video explains why in pokemon franchises Dark type pokemon is weak to Fighting type pokemons/attacks (reason: Good guys/main heroes use battle moves against Evil creatures to beat them).
Who would say that a simple game like this would turn out into a simulator game where you kill interdimensonal demons
I played and replayed this so often on my gameboy I started getting audiotory hallucinations of the soundtrack when I wasn't playing in a quiet room AND I THOUGHT IT WAS AWESOME
Godawful music. Didnt bother me back in the day though
This was so difficult Back then!!
Das nenn ich Lungenvolumen 😂🙂
Gotta love that monochrome filter!
If there were to be a live action Kirby movie, you think it should “loosely” be inspired by the movie ET?
What emulator you use?
Kirby really sucks.
KIRBI: NACI GRASIAS AL INVENTO YAMADO GAME BOY